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AMD Opteron Vs. AMD 64 x2???? HELP!!!

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Hi im on a tight budget and am wondering whether to get an Opteron or a 64 x2?????...im planning on buying a 939 socket DFI mobo.....but havent decided on the CPU......please respond with best preffered....have in mind that i am also planning on overclocking the CPU.....thanxz
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Opteron 165
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Opteron 165
Or San Diego 3700+

Both are excellent options.
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Or San Diego 3700+

Both are excellent options.
That's an excellent option, but I believe he's asking for a dual core CPU(I could be wrong).

Opty 165.
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Would any have a drastic difference regarding gaming?????.......how about running multiple applications???
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Unless you can find a X2 with a 2MB L2 cache on a 939 board, go for an Opteron. A 165 or 170 would be nice.
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GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!.......thanks a lot guys.....a friend of mines is offering his for $145 OC to 2.6 on his DFI......nothing has ever gone wrong or any problems.....should i purchse this CPU or buy a new one from neww egg????
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GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!.......thanks a lot guys.....a friend of mines is offering his for $145 OC to 2.6 on his DFI......nothing has ever gone wrong or any problems.....should i purchse this CPU or buy a new one from neww egg????
What CPU, an Opty 165?

If so, and he could only get it to 2.6, buy a new one from Newegg, because you can't really go worse than that.
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You could get cheaper then 145$ for a 165.

but, it is your money.
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So you guys suggest that i purchase a new Opteron 165 from NewEgg instead of buying a used one for $145???? Is NewEgg the best (cheapest) place to purchase this CPU???
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